Jameson Taillon Trade Brings New York Yankees Cautious Optimism

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There are few starting pitchers in MLB that are consistently healthy, high end performers. The New York Yankees have one of them leading their rotation in Gerrit Cole. There are others with the potential of a top-of-the-rotation pitcher, but for one or even several reasons, they don’t find the consistency to do so. Organizations love […] READ MORE


Yankees Prospect Brooks Kriske Discusses His Journey

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Every year since 1992, MLB and the MLBPA have held the Rookie Development Program geared towards the growth of younger players. This program’s objective is to help up-and-coming prospects avoid certain pitfalls that could derail their careers. One participant, a rookie by definition but at least five or six years the superior of some attendees, […] READ MORE


2021 Yankees Bullpen Upgrades Could Come From Within

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While their attention remains focused on the negotiations with DJ LeMahieu, the New York Yankees bullpen remains untouched. Relief pitching dominance has been intertwined in their identity for the past several seasons. Still, the relief pitching, like the rest of the roster, had a series of highs and lows throughout 2020. Tommy Kahnle’s absence was […] READ MORE


Yankees Could Look Overseas for Starting Pitching Depth

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With three starting pitchers currently on the free agent market, the New York Yankees’ rotation is an area to address in the offseason. While there is a bevy of options available, expect the team to do their due diligence on Tomoyuki Sugano. Sugano, a 31-year old right-handed pitcher, is rumored to be getting posted by […] READ MORE


Domingo German Remains Wild Card for Yankees Rotation

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With each passing day, 2009 becomes more and more a distant memory. In reality, the time elapsed since the most recent New York Yankees championship does not pose as a significant drought, but with the organization’s commitment to winning every year, it certainly feels that way. In 2o09, they rode three starting pitchers – CC […] READ MORE


Aaron Boone Pitching Strategy Causes More Questions Than Answers

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The overarching theme of 2020 is the differences compared to years past. That is never more evident than in the MLB postseason. Specifically, with no off days during the Division Series and Championship Series, the strategy was expected to be different than in previous postseasons. As Game Two of the ALDS between the New York […] READ MORE


Clarke Schmidt Ready For Important First MLB Start

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Although the New York Yankees were a preseason favorite in the AL, they have lacked the consistency that they were expected to display. Heading into Sunday’s season finale, they can clinch no higher than the fifth seed in the league, currently with a 33-26 record. However, if they lose it is possible that Toronto Blue […] READ MORE


Gerrit Cole Finding Rhythm With Familiar Face Behind the Plate

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Although the adage from baseball players is that they are simply playing a kids’ game, it is still their job. Like any job, one day at work can make or break a player’s mood, depending on how work goes. As a smile spread across the face of Gerrit Cole throughout his post-game Zoom press conference, […] READ MORE